February 14, 1860 - January 12, 1939

Hinesburg, Vermont

US Congressman. He moved to Nebraska in 1881, engaged in mercantile pursuits and was a member of the McCook City Council, 1887 to 1889. He was elected Mayor of McCook in 1890 and was the Secretary of State of Nebraska from 1891 to 1895. In 1896 he moved to Monmouth, Illinois, became president of the People's National Bank of Monmouth and was a member of the State School Board, serving 1917 to 1927. In 1925, he was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth Congress and to the three succeeding Congresses, serving until 1933. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his former business pursuits until his death.